David Bennett Sr., pig heart transplant recipient, man stabbed in 1988

Bennett’s wife sat on Shumaker’s lap, according to an October 6, 1989, article in the Daily Mail, a Hagerstown newspaper. After that, Bennett, then 23, attacked Shumaker while he was playing pool. According to court testimony, Shumaker had bent down to grab some coins when he felt a blow to his back, causing him to lose sensation in his legs. Bennett then stabbed him repeatedly in the abdomen, chest, and back.

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